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Ocean Builders is located at Linton Bay Marina on the Caribbean Sea in Panama. We are the first company to build a floating home in the open ocean with plans to build many more. With a dedicated team of experts from around the world we are ready to build your new home of the future.

Team Members

President & Head of Engineering

Rüdiger Koch

President & Head of Engineering

Team Members

President & Head of Engineering

Rüdiger Koch

President & Head of Engineering

Team Members

President & Head of Engineering

Rüdiger Koch

President & Head of Engineering

Rüdiger Koch

President & Head of Engineering

Rüdiger Koch is an aeronautical engineer from Heidelberg Germany, formerly of the German Navy who spent most of his years as a contractor creating several advanced military and weapons systems for the air and sea.

He was able to put together his original prototype of the floating sea home in the Andaman Sea and has taken the lessons learned from that first model to come up with a much better design, constantly improving and expanding the vision of living on the sea.

About Us

Rüdiger Koch

President & Head of Engineering

Rüdiger Koch is an aeronautical engineer from Heidelberg Germany, formerly of the German Navy who spent most of his years as a contractor creating several advanced military and weapons systems for the air and sea.

He was able to put together his original prototype of the floating sea home in the Andaman Sea and has taken the lessons learned from that first model to come up with a much better design, constantly improving and expanding the vision of living on the sea.

Grant Romundt

CEO

Grant has a talent for spotting innovative technology and figuring out ways to use it to make life better. He has been an early adopter across many fields. He was the first and youngest to write a software program in Canada and compete in a science fair in 1980 at the age of 8, he had the most advanced mobile paperless office in Canada in 1995 including being the first to use VoIP technology in Canada, and he lived in a tech “frat-house” in San Francisco with one of the 6 co-founders of PayPal.

Today he owns several businesses specializing in software development, video production, education, sales, and training. His customers include billion-dollar multinational companies like Wella Professionals, OPI, Clairol, Nioxin, Sebastian, L’Oreal Professional, and many others.

For the past four years, he has been living in a floating home and he is bringing his years of experience in innovation, business leadership, and design, to Ocean Builders to develop the technology & systems needed to build open-source eco-restorative futuristic floating homes on the blue frontier.

About Us

Grant Romundt

CEO

Grant has a talent for spotting innovative technology and figuring out ways to use it to make life better. He has been an early adopter across many fields. He was the first and youngest to write a software program in Canada and compete in a science fair in 1980 at the age of 8, he had the most advanced mobile paperless office in Canada in 1995 including being the first to use VoIP technology in Canada, and he lived in a tech “frat-house” in San Francisco with one of the 6 co-founders of PayPal.

Today he owns several businesses specializing in software development, video production, education, sales, and training. His customers include billion-dollar multinational companies like Wella Professionals, OPI, Clairol, Nioxin, Sebastian, L’Oreal Professional, and many others.

For the past four years, he has been living in a floating home and he is bringing his years of experience in innovation, business leadership, and design, to Ocean Builders to develop the technology & systems needed to build open-source eco-restorative futuristic floating homes on the blue frontier.